Dear Eckstein Students and Families,
Welcome back and Happy
New Year! I hope you had the opportunity over Winter Break to rest and
enjoy time with family and friends while reflecting on the potential of
the New Year.
The start of a new year
symbolizes opportunities for new beginnings. As 2015 unfolds, I want to
share with you that I have been presented with an exciting new
opportunity to serve not only Eckstein, but also many other schools in
the district through a school operations position in the Teaching and
While I am looking
forward to this new adventure, I am deeply aware of the needs here at
Eckstein. I know the thought of changing principals can cause concerns. I
want you to know that I have made the commitment to remain at Eckstein
until the district has identified a replacement and that person has
begun the job.Northeast Region Executive Director Kim Whitworth and I
will be talking with Building Leadership Team (comprised of staff and a
parent) to receive input on our principal selection process.You are
invited to join this meeting Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 2:45 pm in
the Eckstein library.
While I am still here
until a replacement is in place, our very capable assistant principals,
Ron Timmons and Jolene Anderson, as well as Kristin Bailey, our house
administrator, will continue to support Eckstein and assist our
community. I have faith they will assure a smooth transition for each
and every one of our students.
Thank you very much for
this opportunity to have served as your principal. I have enjoyed
getting to know the Eckstein staff, students and community these past
three years and look forward to continuing to support you in my new
If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact me.
Eckstein Middle School